Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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Vancouver Audubon: Vancouver Lowlands

Tuesday, May 17 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Target species are a wide variety of migrant and nesting waterfowl, waders, shorebirds, raptors and both wetland and bottomland forest songbirds.

Itinerary: Meet at 7am at the Vancouver Lake flushing channel to scan the lake. By 07:15 we will move to Frenchman’s Bar Park and Shillapoo Wildlife Area at the end of Lower River Road. Trip travel type expectations: Pace: 1-2 Terrain: A-B plus an optional 250 yard stretch that crosses a cattle pasture. 2-3 miles walking.

Register: Contact Randy Hill via email [email protected] or call/text 360-975-2573

Japanese beetles - emerging invasive pest of home gardens and local agriculture

Tuesday, May 17 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a non-native pest that feeds on over 300 plants. If established in Washington state the destructive pest would pose a serious threat to farms, gardens and the environment. Join Cassie Cichorz of the Washington State Department of Agriculture for a talk on the Japanese beetle as an emerging pest. This presentation will detail threats of the pest itself, share trapping efforts, and teach you how to safeguard for Japanese beetle.

Registration can be found here.